Type 2 Diabetes

The most current news about type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset or noninsulin-dependent diabetes, including research, studies, treatments, management, causes, stories, potential cures and more.

Childhood Obesity Quadruples Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes

Childhood Body Mass Index Quadruples Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Study finds link between childhood body mass index and metabolic health, showing a dramatic increase in risk of type 2 diabetes for kids with...
Filipino Americans with diabetes

Higher Diabetes Rate for Non-Obese Filipino Americans

A recent study finds that non-obese older Filipino-Americans have much higher prevalence of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites.A new study has found that non-obese Filipino...
Children with Diabetes - More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and 2 Diabetes

More Kids Being Diagnosed with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Rates of newly diagnosed cases of type 1 and 2 diabetes is on the rise among children and teens, with the fastest rise seen...
Insulin-producing cell in the islets

New Insulin-Producing Cell a Big Discovery for Diabetes

Researchers have discovered a possible new route to regenerating the insulin-producing function lost in diabetes - a finding that could lead to a cure...
Dorsal Root Ganglion - Diabetic Neuropathy

Phototherapy Used to Combat Neuropathic Pain

As diabetes progresses, the structure of the sciatic nerve's myelin sheath changes - but after four sessions of laser therapy treatment, researchers found that...
UVA Health Calculator - Free Health Tool Calculates Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Online Tool Predicts Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk Better

Online risk calculator, also being called an internet crystal ball, proves to be more accurate than method traditionally used by doctors in predicting heart...
Dimenta Risk due to Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance Speeds Up Cognitive Decline, Dimentia

Researchers report that executive function and memory are particularly vulnerable to the effects of insulin resistance, which may increase the risk of dimentia later...

Genetic Therapy May Reduce Heart Attack Risk from Diabetes

Diabetes damages small coronary blood vessels and thus increases the risk of heart attacks but, according to a new study, a new genetic...
Eye Exam - Prevent Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients

New Way to Prevent Vision Loss and Diabetic Retinopathy Found

A study suggests a new way to prevent vision loss and diabetic retinopathy with minimal side effects - a discovery which could affect as...
Photo of Couple with Doctor - Study: Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial

Type 2 Diabetes Reversed in Trial Using New Medical Treatment

Details published by the Endocrine Society outline a medical treatment that successfully induced remission of type 2 diabetes in clinical trial participants.Type 2 diabetes...
Ambulance EMT Unit - Single Low Blood Sugar Emergency Increases Risk of Death and Heart Disease

Single Hypoglycemic Emergency Raises Risk of Death within 3 years for Diabetics, Says Study

Alarming study showed that within three years of a dangerously low blood sugar episode requiring an emergency department visit, one-third of those in the...
Diabetic Retinopathy Breakthrough Could Prevent Blindess

Discovery Could Prevent Diabetic Retinopathy, Blindness

Scientists have round a therapeutic target for diabetes-related blindness that could prevent one of the most common and debilitating side effects of diabetes -...
Liraglutide - Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Repurposed Drug Cuts Type 2 Diabetes Risk by 80-Percent in Pre-diabetics

A recently published study details how a commonly prescribed diabetes drug lowered the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people and those with pre-diabetes.The...
Photo of Cells - Diabetes

Study: Size Matters When Controlling Blood Sugar

Yale study details changes that could be a key to maintaining safe blood sugar level range, which would result in fewer complications for diabetics.In...
Fasting-like Diet Reverses T1 and T2 Diabetes in Study

Periodic Fasting Diet May Reverse Type 1 and 2 Diabetes, Says USC-led study

A diet designed to imitate the effects of fasting appears to reverse diabetes for type 1 and type 2 diabetes by reprogramming cells, a...
Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...

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